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Out of the House of Bread

Out of the House of Bread

by Preston Yancey and Shauna Niequist

Spirituality needs fresh meaning.  Even the disciplines of the Spirit have gotten covered with dust and lay unused by Christians.  It is time for spirituality to get fresh meaning in our world and with God’s people.    In Out of the House of Bread author Preston Yancey leads us in a new direction of spirituality through the sym… Read more…

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Scars Don't Hurt: A Story of Triumph Over Sexual Abuse

Scars Don't Hurt: A Story of Triumph Over Sexual Abuse

by Blake Davidson

Based on the author’s compelling true story of being freed from years of sexual abuse by her brother and forgiving him, Scars Don’t Hurt chronicles Davidson’s battle and ultimate victory over tragic circumstances. Born into a Mennonite family and defiled from the ages of 4 to 13, Davidson writes: “The greatest gift God has ever g… Read more…

Choosing to SEE: A Journey of Struggle and Hope

Choosing to SEE: A Journey of Struggle and Hope

by Mary Beth Chapman, Ellen Vaughn and Steven Chapman

I've told my kids for years that God doesn't make mistakes," writes Mary Beth Chapman, wife of Grammy award winning recording artist Steven Curtis Chapman. "Would I believe it now, when my whole world as I knew it came to an end?"Covering her courtship and marriage to Steven Curtis Chapman, struggles for emotional balance, and living w… Read more…

The Voices of the New Testament: Invitation to a Biblical Roundtable

The Voices of the New Testament: Invitation to a Biblical Roundtable

by Derek Tidball

Is there a single message of the New Testament? Theologians seek to bring coherence to the diverse teachings and approaches found in the New Testament, but this is no simple task. While the New Testament writers are clearly all concerned with the story and significance of Jesus, the New Testament itself is a collection of twenty-seven book… Read more…

Touched by Heaven: Inspiring True Stories of One Woman's Encounters with Jesus

Touched by Heaven: Inspiring True Stories of One Woman's Encounters with Jesus

by Mike Bickle and Nancy Ravenhill

Let Heaven Touch Your Everyday LifeNancy Ravenhill was just five years old, hiding in her bedroom after being beaten by her father, when she first saw Jesus. He was wearing white; His eyes were filled with love.In Nancy's earliest traumatic moment, Jesus showed up. Literally. It was the first of a lifetime of encounters that have shaped Nancy's life … Read more…

Gladys Aylward: The Little Woman

Gladys Aylward: The Little Woman

by Gladys Aylward

A solitary woman. A foreign country. An unknown language. An impossible dream? No.With no mission board to support or guide her, and less than ten dollars in her pocket, Gladys Aylward left her home in England to answer God's call to take the message of the gospel to China. With the Sino-Japanese War waging around her, she struggled to bring the basi… Read more…

Loved Back to Life
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Loved Back to Life

by Sheila Walsh, Julie Carr and Julie Carr

 Loved Back to Life takes readers on the journey of the soul with Sheila from hopelessness to joy as she finds that although the road was scary, at every turn God beckoned her to trust and did not let her down.… Read more…

Christ is All: The Piety of Horatius Bonar

Christ is All: The Piety of Horatius Bonar

by Michael A. G. Haykin

"Christ Is All” highlights the life and work of the memorable Scottish minister and poet, Horatius Bonar (1808–1889). Michael A. G. Haykin and Darrin R. Brooker present 65 excerpts from Bonar’s writings that capture his ardent devotion to the glory of Christ. Readers will also find Haykin’s biographical introduction on Bonar a valuable glimpse at… Read more…

Faith of a Seeker

Faith of a Seeker

by Thomas Nelson and Robert H Morris

In The Faith of a Seeker, the author draws upon his lifelong search for truth and understanding, trying to face squarely the difficult issues of faith and science and those raised by biblical criticism. After an introductory essay on seeking and the seeker, he turns to recent ideas and findings in cosmology and how they relate to biblical faith. He then devo… Read more…

Dangerous Love

Dangerous Love

by Ray Norman

Ray Norman spent most of his life living in far-flung corners of the globe, working on long-term development projects and living out his calling as a Christian professional. By the time he arrived in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania around the turn of the millennium, he was veteran of life as an expat, at home in countries and cultures not his own. But in … Read more…

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George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver

by John Perry

Christian Encounters, a series of biographies from Thomas Nelson Publishers, highlights important lives from all ages and areas of the Church. Some are familiar faces. Others are unexpected guests. But all, through their relationships, struggles, prayers, and desires, uniquely illuminate our shared experience. A generation of 20th-century Americans knew him … Read more…

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Craving Grace

Craving Grace

by Lisa Velthouse

For Lisa Velthouse’s whole life, Christianity had been about getting things right. Obeying her parents. Not drinking. Not cursing. Not having premarital sex. Vowing to save her first kiss until she got engaged, even writing a book called . . . well, Saving My First Kiss. (This, it turns out, does not actually help a girl get a date.) Yet after two decades … Read more…


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